Kayky is currently on loan to Fluminense FC after the Brazilian side sold the 17-year-old to Manchester City. The details were finalised last Month on a €10 million deal – with instalments that could rise to €26m. However, the teenager will remain with the Tricolor until the start of 2022.
With a whole calendar year until he potentially departs to City, the teenager, who is often compared to the likes of Neymar and Ronaldo, is focused on the upcoming 2021 Brasileirão campaign and the 2021 Copa Libertadores, which has Fluminense in the same group as River Plate.
The Brazilian wonderkid played 64 minutes in the Copa Libertadores fixture against Atlético Junior Thursday night. He would become the youngest Fluminense FC player to score in South America’s top competition.
Kayky score the equalizing goal at the 20th-minute mark as the matchup finished with a 1-1 draw.
“I am happy to be the youngest player to score for Fluminense in this competition. I was looking forward to that goal. I was already looking for other games, and he wasn’t leaving. But thank God today he left,” Kayky said to TNT Sports.